BJP releases second list of 82 candidates for Karnataka elections

16 Apr , 2018 , 05:03 PM
BJP releases second list of 82 candidates for Karnataka elections (File Photo)
BJP releases second list of 82 candidates for Karnataka elections (File Photo)

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday announced its candidates for 82 seats for the Karnataka Assembly polls.

With the announcement of candidates for the 82 seats for the state assembly elections, the total number of candidates announced so far by the saffron party is for 154 constituencies.

The BJP in the latest least has fielded several new faces from several constituenties. 

Karnataka will go to polls for 224-member Assembly on May 12.

According to reliable sources in the party, the list was released a day after its central election committee met and finalised the names of the candidates on Sunday evening.

The saffron party had announced names of 72 candidates on April 8.

The Congress on Sunday evening released its list of 218 candidates running in the political fray.

First Published: Monday, April 16, 2018 04:54 PM
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